The Roadmap for Auto Community Revitalization was published in 2012 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as part of a partnership with MAC and the Department of Labor’s Office of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers to provide resources and information for local communities that were affected by the restructuring of the U.S. auto industry. Although targeted to auto communities, the Roadmap remains a helpful guide for all manufacturing communities with its case studies of impacted communities and its list of federal and other resources.
“Setting the Stage for Leveraging Resources for Brownfields Revitalization” is a guide published by the EPA that explores how communities can prepare to successfully leverage funding and other resources for brownfields revitalization. […]
The “Maker Mayors Action Report” was published in 2014 to highlight the efforts of mayors and cities across the nation to boost the Maker Movement in their communities and drive technological innovation. […]
Mayors from the MAC, including MAC Chair Dayne Walling, Mayor of Flint, MI; Founding MAC Chair Virg Bernero, Mayor of Lansing, MI; and Mayor Kevin Smith of Anderson, IN, participated in the with President Obama in the first-ever Maker Faire at the White House. […]
In May 2014, the MAC, in conjunction with a group of 20+ mayors, launched the Mayors Maker Challenge. The challenge asked mayors from manufacturing communities to make a pledge to boost manufacturing in their communities. […]